Independent ArtistSingle Review

Sovirez – Sat Alone

I’ll be honest, when I think of Inverclyde in Scotland, I don’t exactly think of silky smooth R&B-infused pop vibes. But thanks to the brilliant talent of Sovirez, I am more than prepared to admit that I was wrong to not make that association.

Citing their objective as wanting to bring back live music to a world that needs it more than ever, their current weapon of choice is the live version of Sat Alone. Immaculately well performed, this performance evokes strong association with John Mayer. We’re particularly big fans of the vocal on this track, which manages to seamlessly echo the grit and huskiness of Bryan Adams, and we could even hear what we thought were slight subtle impassioned nods to Michael Jackson at points.

And that passion is justified – this song about learning some harsh lessons after being stood up yet again manages to convey a ‘bye Felicia’ vibe in the most cool, calm, and collected way possible – and if you need a theme song to sashay away from that lockdown lover who was never really worth your time, this should definitely be one of your top considerations.

You can see the live version of Sat Alone below (from Sovirez’s YouTube channel), and find out more about the band on their Instagram and Bandcamp pages.

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Ed Eator

A lover of anything with a decent beat and a poignant lyrics, Ed's always been a big fan of the local music scene in London and the Home Counties. From rap to reggae; punk to pop, Ed'll listen to it all. After playing in a couple of smalltime bands, Ed realised that his passion lay in listening to new music and promoting other musicians on the scene. If you'd like Ed to listen to your new or upcoming release, drop him an email at

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